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Memphis, TN 38103 • 901-578-9346

     

2016 Legends Award Honorees: A Call for Nominations

The Legends Award pays tribute to women whose work embodies the mission of the Women’s Foundation. The purpose of the award is to applaud these Honorees, whose visionary and innovative work is of paramount significance in their specialized areas of outreach.

The deadline for nominations for the 2016 Legends Award is Friday, February 12, 2016.

Learn more about the Legends Award and Legends Award Reception, which will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Columns of One Commerce Square.

View the award criteria and complete a nomination form online...


WFGM to Benefit from “Kendra Gives Back” Initiative on February 13

Kendra Scott’s retail store is new to the Memphis area, but her chic and contemporary jewelry is a longtime favorite of fashion lovers everywhere. Join us on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 12-3 p.m. for “sips and sweets” at the Kendra Scott store at the Shops of Saddle Creek (7515 Poplar Ave., Ste. 105 | Germantown, TN 38138). Kendra Scott will donate 20 percent of the proceeds to benefit the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis. The company’s philanthropic initiative, Kendra Gives Back, raises money for organizations within their communities.

On Saturday, Feb. 13, Kendra Scott, with the support of Morgan Stanley, will collaborate with WFGM for an afternoon of fashionable giving! Sales will support the grant-making programs that promote economic security for women and children in Shelby County. Show your support and WFGM pride by shopping with us at Kendra Scott on Feb.13!


2016 Modern Day Woman's Conference: The Road to 2020

The Modern Day Woman’s Conference, now in its third year, celebrates the advancement and self‐empowerment of young women, and seeks to enlighten them to utilize their incredible education, resources and strengths to have an even greater effect on the world. This year's conference, "The Road to 2020," will gather women from various professional sectors to hear presentations and panels on topics ranging from women’s health and wellness to career development and leadership. This conference will encourage young adult women to take a moment to connect with other women and build on these new-found relationships. Women can accomplish so much when they put aside their fast‐paced roles in business or motherhood (or both) and make a decision to share, listen, learn and celebrate what they all have to offer each other and the world.

Purchase your tickets for this empowering event...


2015 Power of the Purse™ Auction

Thank you to our 2015 sponsors ...


 

Contribute to WFGM through the Kroger Plus Card Community Rewards Program

Kroger is committed to helping communities grow and prosper. Year after year, local schools, churches and other nonprofit organizations earn millions of dollars through Kroger Community Rewards.

WFGM supporters can also earn community rewards for our organization every time that you shop at Kroger and swipe your Kroger Plus Card! Follow the steps below to start contributing to WFGM today:

  1. Log on to Kroger Community Rewards and create an account if you have not already done so.
  2. Click "Edit" under Community Rewards. Under "Find Your Organization," enter the NPO number for WFGM: 80981.
  3. Select "Save Changes."

You should now see WFGM information under Community Rewards on your account summary page. Please note that Kroger Plus Reward members have to renew annually and reselect WFGM as the organization of choice. Thank you in advance for your continued support!


In The News

Women in Memphis

Culinary Entrepreneurs Bring Creativity and Business Savvy to the Community Table
Memphis Magazine
October 2015


2015 Annual Meeting

20 Years of Women-Led Social Change
The Tennessee Tribune, July 2-8, 2015

Nonprofits: Annual Meetings are Important
Saad & Shaw, July 6, 2015

Share Your Vision in Concise, Compelling Ways
The Daily News, July 7, 2015


Annual Tribute Luncheon and Symposium

Women’s Foundation to Honor Founders at Celebration of 20 Years
Commercial Appeal, April 22, 2015


Women's Foundation

$3 million grant to help Foote Homes public housing residents land jobs
Commercial Appeal, April 2, 2015

Women’s Foundation Announces 29 Grants
The Daily News, January 14, 2015